ITALY | VILLA COLLEOLIVI, THE PERFECT COUNTRYSIDE ESCAPE IN THE HEART OF TUSCANY.

Surrounded by a delightful hilly countryside, amidst olive and cypress trees, in a tranquil panoramic position, Villa Colle Olivi is the perfect holiday destination.  Read more

ITALY | A WALK THROUGH THE CHARMING FISHING VILLAGE OF TALAMONE, TUSCANY.

This summer the boys and I spent a splendid week at Argentario Osa Village in Talamone. We couldn’t have chosen a better base to exploring Monte Argentario and its neighboring towns.

I was truly enamoured of Talamone. This charming fishing village in Maremma, Tuscany is a Jewel. We enjoyed taking evening strolls through the village’s narrow streets and stone houses all the way to the Aldobrandeschi fortress.

The fortress was built in the 13th century and stands on top of a rocky hill dominating the port and offering delightful panoramic vistas and gorgeous photo backdrops. Just under the fortress is a beautiful waterfront beach establishment called Bagno Delle Donne.

Talamone is also linked to Giuseppe Garibaldi, one of the greatest Italian generals that contributed to the Italian unification and the creation of Italy. En route to Sicily Garibaldi stopped over in Talamone to stock up on water and weapons.

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ITALY | A DELIGHTFUL 24 HOURS IN ROME.

If you’ve been to Rome or at least know of its grandeur, then I’m sure you’re asking yourself how this title is even possible because indeed, 24 hours are not enough to even scratch the surface of Rome and its hidden gems.

But since I only had 24 hours for this visit, I simply had to make the most of it! Read more

ITALY | BEACH HOPPING ON ELBA ISLAND. SEVEN DAYS, SEVEN BEACHES.

PSX_20170821_160253What to do when you have seven days to spend on the Island of Elba? Why, hit the beaches, of course!

We did just that on our seven-day stay, and boy, were we impressed. Elba boasts such beautiful beaches and picturesque coastlines. Each of the seven we visited was unique and amazing. Whatever your favorite kind of beach—be it draped in sand, gravel, pebbles, cobbles, or rock—Elba has it. You just have to know where to go. Read more